Handia, the story about the giant of Altzo

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The film was directed by Jon Garaño and José Mari Goenaga. Starring Ramón Agirre, Eneko Sagardoy and Joseba Usabiaga.

It tells the story about the Giant of Altzo in the Basque country in 1836.

The film has a careful production design, recreating the traditions of the nineteenth century.

The natural locations offers to the story a poetic point of view. In this story the myth is recovered, but without forgetting the human part of the character who grew up feeling alone and different.

The costume is by Peris Costumes in collaboration with Saioa Lara. The film received the Special Jury Prize at the San Sebastian Festival.

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